Thieves strike in Romford bookies

THREE ruthless pickpockets targeted a man in a betting shop and stole more than �2,000 from his pocket before making their escape.

Officers were alerted to the incident at the shop in Market Place, Romford, on October 11, after the victim dialled 999.

They have issued CCTV images of three men they wish to speak to in connection with the incident.

Detective Constable Tara Wilson said: “We wish to speak to the three suspects in relation to this matter. If anyone recognises them - or has further information relating to this incident they should get iun touch as soon as possible.”

Contact Romford Police Station on 0300 123 1212.